There are countless Neurosurgery courses, tutorials, articles available online, but for some, having a book is still a necessity to learn. This is an up-to-date list of recommended books.
- Handbook of Neurosurgery (2019)
- Handbook of Neurosurgery (2016)
- Neurosurgery Fundamentals (2018)
- Handbook of Neurosurgery, Neurology, and Spinal Medicine for Nurses and Advanced Practice Health Professionals (2017)
- Neurosurgery Oral Board Review (2019)
- Neurosurgery Rounds: Questions and Answers (2017)
- Neurosurgical Review: For Daily Clinical Use and Oral Board Preparation (2019)
- Tarascon Neurosurgery Pocketbook (2013)
- When the Air Hits Your Brain: Tales from Neurosurgery (2008)
- 100 Case Reviews in Neurosurgery (2016)
- Neurosurgery Board Review: Questions and Answers for Self-Assessment (2015)
Handbook of Neurosurgery (2019)
The quintessential neurosurgical handbook for day-to-day practice!Now in an updated ninth edition, Handbook of Neurosurgery by Mark Greenberg is synonymous with the most classic neurosurgical handbook published to-date. It has enjoyed legendary status as the go-to manual for legions of neurosurgeons for more than a quarter century.
Handbook of Neurosurgery (2016)
An outstanding backpack reference for day-to-day neurosurgical practiceNow in an updated eighth edition, the Handbook of Neurosurgery has enjoyed legendary status on the bookshelf of every neurosurgery department for over a quarter of a century.
Neurosurgery Fundamentals (2018)
The quintessential guide providing a one-stop roadmap to a neurosurgical career!Neurological surgery is a complex, highly selective specialty. For medical students and residents, navigating a huge array of neurosurgical information can be overwhelming. Neurosurgery Fundamentals by Nitin Agarwal is a portable reference enabling swift assimilation of neurosurgical care essentials. The book starts with a roadmap to a career in neurosurgery.
Handbook of Neurosurgery, Neurology, and Spinal Medicine for Nurses and Advanced Practice Health Professionals (2017)
This practical handbook allows nurses, advanced practice nurses, physician assistants, and allied health professionals practicing in the fields of neurosurgery, neurology, and spinal care to quickly review essentials while in the work environment. It emphasizes procedural steps and critical elements in patient management, including intensive care, the neurological examination, differential diagnoses, and pain management.
Neurosurgery Oral Board Review (2019)
The perfect white coat study companion for acing the ABNS oral boards!The certification by the American Board of Neurological Surgery is considered as the gold standard for neurosurgeons. The final hurdle in accomplishing the certification process is the challenging oral examination.
Neurosurgery Rounds: Questions and Answers (2017)
Neurosurgery Rounds: Questions and Answers, Second Edition by Mark Shaya and an impressive cadre of coauthors and contributors, thoroughly prepares medical students and residents for common yet challenging questions frequently encountered during neurosurgery rounds.
Neurosurgical Review: For Daily Clinical Use and Oral Board Preparation (2019)
Robust ABNS exam prep and didactic review of the entire spectrum of neurosurgery from A to ZThe American Board of Neurological Surgery oral examination has undergone periodic review and revision over the years, with a new format instituted in spring 2017. This review book is specifically geared to the new format.
Tarascon Neurosurgery Pocketbook (2013)
The Tarascon Neurosurgery Pocketbook brings neurologists, neurosurgeons and residents the most convenient and comprehensive pocket reference available today. This concise, organized pocket guide is packed with essential lists, figures, & tables providing instant reminders of hard-to-remember, vital clinical information. This pocket reference guide covers an array of neurosurgery topics including brain tumors.
When the Air Hits Your Brain: Tales from Neurosurgery (2008)
The story of one man’s evolution from naive and ambitious young intern to world-class neurosurgeon.With poignant insight and humor, Frank Vertosick Jr., MD, describes some of the greatest challenges of his career, including a six-week-old infant with a tumor in her brain, a young man struck down in his prime by paraplegia, and a minister with a .22-caliber bullet lodged in his skull.
100 Case Reviews in Neurosurgery (2016)
Jandial’s is the only reference offering a comprehensive approach to Ideal for residents and graduates alike, it covers and presents them in a layout mirroring that of the oral exams.
Neurosurgery Board Review: Questions and Answers for Self-Assessment (2015)
Designed to evaluate candidates’ expertise and provide direction for continued learning, the American Board of Neurological Surgery (ABNS) primary (written) examination is a required step to attaining board certification in the U.S. The rigorous exam requires substantial preparation.
Best Neurosurgery Books that Should be on Your Bookshelf
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Neurosurgery: The Essential Guide to the Oral and Clinical Neurosurgical Exam
Author(s): Vivian A. Elwell, Ramez Kirollos, Syed Abdullah Al-Haddad, Peter Alwyn Bodkin
ID: 3646765, Publisher: CRC Press, Year: 2023, Size: 12 Mb, Format: pdf
Advanced Techniques in Canine and Feline Neurosurgery
Author(s): Andy Shores, Brigitte A. Brisson
ID: 3669742, Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell, Year: 2023, Size: 33 Mb, Format: pdf
Greenberg’s Handbook of Neurosurgery
Author(s): Mark S. Greenberg
ID: 3705307, Publisher: Thieme, Year: 2023, Size: 70 Mb, Format: pdf
Please note that this booklist is not definite. Some books are truly best-sellers according to Chicago Tribune, others are composed by unknown authors. On top of that, you can always find additional tutorials and courses on Coursera, Udemy or edX, for example. Are there any other relevant books you could recommend? Leave a comment if you have any feedback on the list.